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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Hiding Shelving Ugliness!

Let me back story real quick. Seriously, real quick.

Once upon a time we moved into a home that had a dishwasher, it broke, we didn’t replace it, hubby put in shelves instead, I’m happy about it because now I have more storage.

The End!

The shelves have been built for a couple of months now and for those two months I was looking at this. Nice huh?

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But since my motto for this year is “Git er’ done!”, I figured it was time to do what I’ve been talking about doing since the shelves were put in. So I raided my fabric supply and made this.

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I took a lot of corners but in the end I think it came out cute. 

I’m in instant results kind of girl, so projects need to be quick. And although this one probably won’t ever get into Better Homes & Garden magazine, it’s working for me.

HAVE A CRAFTY FUN KIND OF DAY!

P,S, I’m giving away a Gooseberry Patch book if you’re interested.

13 comments:

  1. Yes! Love it!..... our DW died many years ago and we also didn't replace it....there is only the 2 of us.....and I also made a little curtain for it. We didn't do shelves though DH made a rolling cart that holds my big stand mixer and blender and such. It works really well!

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  2. Nice! Our dishwasher recently died and we aren't replacing it either. Ours was not a built-in, but a portable. I have an old microwave cart there right now and a curtain is a great idea until hubby makes me a cabinet. :)

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  3. I am sooo impressed! It is just darling! Ya done good girl! :)

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  4. Great solution! And you can change it with the seasons!

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  5. With 11 people in my home, I couldn't part with my dishwasher! We run it twice a day and still wash dishes by hand. However, IF the kids ever move out, I could easily live without one. Especially if I had cupboards with a curtain as cute as yours! I love red and green and rick-rack. You did a great job. With projects I'm def more "git 'er dun" than do it the perfect way.

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  6. That is a great idea - and you have done a great job. Love the colour.

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  7. Lol. that's so sweet! I love it! great job!

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  8. I would be crying without my dishwasher! I turn it on every night before we go to bed and it magically does its thing. Delight! But, I do love your new curtain....you know I would have hot glued mine. :-)

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  9. Great job my friend!! That turned out great and is so much prettier than the contents on the shelves! :)

    Big more-of-Kim's-cleverly-crafted-cuteness size hugs to you!! Love you friend!

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  10. Turned out great! I need to do that with my center island where I store the cereal and snack crackers. It's open on one side and always a mess, since there are always hungry hands rifling through the boxes. Want to come help me? :)

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